Tag Archives: sxsw

phantogram – don’t move

One of the best things I ever heard, “It’s very funny to be a frog.” On a Friday evening on the Four Seasons lawn breathing in the breeze, talking about rsvp’s, the lines, the two weeks in March, the interactive, … Continue reading

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theophilus london featuring devonte hynes and solange knowles – flying overseas

A full deep breath has been taken after the SXSW mayhem two weeks ago, as the weather took a cool dip this morning, we take a cool dip with Theophilus London in Flying Overseas. It is also a nice segue … Continue reading

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futurebirds – via flamina

Everything that was great about SXSW can be found in the ebb and flow of the Futurebirds Ski Chalet. Drinkin whiskey out of plastic bottles, chasing it with Lonestar, the sun fading behind me over downtown Austin, the Futurebirds sound … Continue reading

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the vaccines – what did you expect from the vaccines?

One of my favorite bands that I saw this SXSW was The Vaccines. These Londoner’s were one of this years buzz bands in Austin. They have a Ramone’s sound with a little less grit and a little more tea and … Continue reading

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the cave singers – no witch

Seattle fellas The Cave Singers heat up the hypnotic rhythms today at Red 7 for the Jagjaguwar Showcase, tomorrow they bump over to San Jose for a touch of SX San Jose and then across the street to Homeslice to … Continue reading

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big boi – spottiottiedopaliscious

Big Boi rocking SX at the power plant tonight makes me feel like a great memory, loving my days of youth, dancing, and smiling ear to ear…eyes beaming like four karats apiece just blindin… Go on and marinate on that… … Continue reading

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the strokes – angles

“Angles,” due out March 22, is the Strokes’ fourth album, and their first since 2006 makes me want to douse myself in leather and step in to a Ray Ban ad, if only I was that cool. I guess I … Continue reading

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tv torso – blazing at emo’s last night

Austin’s TV Torso got my SX kicked off last night at Emo’s on a perfect Sunday night with the typical lines around the block, techies with badges, Lonestar, a good chunk of beards and mustaches, and some raw energy thanks … Continue reading

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ringo deathstar – colour trip

Austin locals Ringo Deathstarr are creating a buzz with tons of volume, shrieking guitars, and compelling live shows. Catch em all over town this week for SX. Do it Every time Imagine Hearts

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the pains of being pure at heart – belong

Big Apple indie pop rockers The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will drop their new album Belong on March 29th. Playing various venues throughout Austin during sxsw, notably at Billboard’s party Friday at Buffalo Billiards. Some sensitive tracks and … Continue reading

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